SOCIAL WORKER GRADE 1 REF NO: SDHS/2021/33 (X3 POSTS)
Re-advertisement ((Applicants that previously applied are encouraged to reapply)
Directorate: Mental Health Programmes
SALARY: R257 592 – R298 614 per annum (plus Benefits)
CENTRE: Sedibeng District Health Services
REQUIREMENT: Bachelor’s Degree in Social work. Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as a Social worker. Registration with the SACSSP (proof of current registration to be attached). The applicant to have less than 10 year’s relevant experience as a Social Worker. Applicant must be in possession of a valid South African driver’s license. Knowledge of Mental Health legislation and related legal and ethical practices, PFMA, and Public Service Act and Regulations. Good communication, interpersonal, Computer literacy, financial, and human resource management skills. Ability to work independently and in a multidisciplinary context. Analytic thinking, independent decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
DUTIES: Provision of Social work services regarding care, support, protection, and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families, and communities to handle everyday life problems through relevant programs. Assess and treat individuals and families with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems. To render designated outreach service as well as participate in crisis intervention within the District. Assist with assessment audits and support to NGOs and Substance Abuse Centres. Participate in yearly adjudication of Mental Health NGOs. Perform administrative functions required of the job. Ensure regular Mental Health training in the facilities within the District. Participate in admissions, transfers, and placements of users to relevant institutions for rehabilitation, treatment, and care. Perform any other duties delegated by Supervisor.
ENQUIRIES: Mr. T. Manyekwane – Tel No: (016) 950 6185
APPLICATIONS : Please: Quote the relevant reference number, direct applications to the HR Manager- Sedibeng DHS, Private Bag X023 Vanderbijlpark, 1900 or hand deliver at designated recruitment boxes next to security officers, Cnr Frikkie Meyer & Pasteur BLVD.
NOTE: The appointed employee will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Check (PSC), (OHS) Medical surveillance as required in the HBA, at no cost. Applications must be filled on a Z83 form accompanied by a comprehensive CV highlighting or stating the requirements mentioned above, and certified copies of ID and qualifications (not older than 6 months). Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications. Failure to submit the required documents will result in the application not being considered. Qualifications of candidates recommended for appointments will be verified. Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Candidates will be subjected to a security screening and vetting process: criminal clearance, citizenship, credit records. Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted. The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment/fill the post. Candidates will be expected to be available for selection interviews on the date, time, and place determined by the Department. Sedibeng District Health Services is committed to the pursuit of diversity and redress. Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race and gender will receive preference. Late applications will not be entertained. Please Note: The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know.
CLOSING DATE: 14 May 2021